David Bedein

From "Fabrication" to Validation: UNRWA and Hamas

The UNRWA responded to irrefutable evidence that Hamas embedded itself in UNRWA facilities. The writer has been claiming - and proving -that for years, only to be accused of fabrication by UNRWA spokesmen. :, 7/18/2014, 6:27 AM

When a Ceasefire is not a Ceasefire

Advice to jounalists: The three Arabic nuanced terms being discussed with Hamas as a resolution to the current situation have nothing to do with a “cease fire”., 7/15/2014, 2:21 PM

The UNRWA "Peace Ambassador" Who Sings For Terror

Mohammed Assaf, Arab Idol competition winner, sings a tune whose notes have nothing to do with goodwill or peace. He is a UNRWA alumnus., 6/2/2014, 11:27 AM

Martin Indyk's Moment of Questionable Judgment

An instance of questionable judgment from which he has not wavered, has hovered over him for 18 years and inflicted untold damage on Israel and the Palestinian Arabs., 4/14/2014, 6:45 AM

Should the People of Israel Become the Jews of Silence?

A message for Passover., 4/6/2014, 1:20 AM

If the Gov't Were Freeing the Murderer of Your Child?

Close your eyes: how would you feel if the gov't were freeing the convicted murderer of your loved one?, 3/27/2014, 12:11 PM

What You Can Do to Correct UNRWA Education for Violence

Citizens have power. Here is what citizens and legislators from donor nations can do to correct UNRWA indiscretions; Follow up on briefings in Knesset, Congress and UK Parliament., 3/26/2014, 12:02 PM

The UNRWA Curriculum Content that does not exist

Touted UNRWA Curriculum content on lauding civil rights leaders is a change that does not exist., 2/17/2014, 12:41 PM

Canada Can Jump Start the Peace Process

Canada has a leadership role which can allow it to do something significant to reduce one of the most difficult obstacles to peace., 1/20/2014, 7:47 AM

Covering Ariel Sharon's 2001-06 Term as Prime Minister

A newsman's report of what transpired before and after the destruction of Gush Katif., 1/15/2014, 10:44 AM

Recalling the Day President John Kennedy Died

Everyone remembers where they were and what they did when certain events occurred. Kennedy's assassination, as PM YItzchak Rabin's, is one of them., 11/22/2013, 6:43 AM

End Result of Israel-PA Talks Reached 8 Years Ago

The possible conclusion of current Israel Palestinian Authority talks was reached over 8 years ago., 11/4/2013, 8:46 AM

Netanyahu and Abbas Speak of the Grand Mufti

Why did Netanyahu decide to talk about the Mufti in his Bar Ilan speech?, 10/11/2013, 8:34 AM

Netanyahu's Next Speech at the United Nations

Netanyahu's UN speech is an outline that can suit several other targets. Let's start with Mahmoud Abbas and rip into the integrity of the PLO and its leader., 10/2/2013, 10:46 AM

10 Questions Jewish Leaders Could Ask Abbas in New York

One example: Ask Abbas why the new Palestinian Authority city, Rawabi, built near teeming UNRWA 'refugee' facilities, will not allow UNRWA camp residents to live there. , 9/25/2013, 8:54 AM

Should US AID Place Conditions on donations to UNRWA?

UNWRA educational funds from the USA should have non-incitement strings tied to them., 8/29/2013, 6:09 PM

IDF Gen. Nitzan Alon, What Happened to Due Process?

There is a sneaking suspicion that there is a personal vendetta at play in the shocking arrest of Boaz Albert., 8/19/2013, 9:22 AM

Profile of a US Citizen Killed in Israel by Terrorists

Is American blood important to the American government?, 8/12/2013, 11:48 AM

To Eric Cantor: Are Killers of US Citizens on the List?

US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is coming to Israel tonight. He should be asking Peres and Netanyahu: Are killers of Americans among the felons to be released?, 8/11/2013, 7:08 AM

Killers Not Yet Free: Demand Israel Adhere to Penal Law

The barbaric terrorist murderers are still incarcerated, pending progress in negotiations. You still have time to act and affect the process by focusing on the issue here., 7/31/2013, 5:37 AM

Prevent Premeditated Murder Through Due Process

How to best deal with the government decision to free terrorists., 7/29/2013, 7:05 AM

Revoke a License to Kill: Let the Government Know Now

This call to reject freeing terrorists - see below for how to join the effort - is written from the perspective of a social work professional with training in criminology who now works in the media., 7/28/2013, 8:53 AM

Global Anti-Semitism Forum Has a "New State" to Tackle

Imagine a state with the principles stated below. Will the Global Forum Against Anti-Semit​ism tackle this new anti-Semit​ic state now in formation?, 5/29/2013, 4:58 PM

Assessing Alan Dershowitz' View of Peace

Professor Alan Dershowitz did not base his latest book on what the Palestinian Authority conveys in the Arabic language, in their own media, to their own people, but rather on what he hopes they would be saying., 5/3/2013, 5:59 PM

Fayyad is Hardly a Moderate

A hard look at Salim Fayyad's record paints a very different picture than the one the world has adopted., 4/28/2013, 12:05 AM

Kerry, Do This First

First, conduct a short inquiry to gauge the readiness of the PA for a peace process. The writer suggested these steps to the visiting Canadian PM, but they are just as applicable to Kerry - if not more., 4/11/2013, 9:23 AM

The Palestinian Arab Educational Track Record

PA education at your fingertips., 4/2/2013, 11:23 PM

US Military Help to PA Forces Won't Mitigate Violence

There is no reason to assume that US Military Assistance to Palestinian Security Forces will restrain Hamas or mitigate against violence. PA forces have a history of turning on Israelis. , 2/26/2013, 6:48 PM

Archive: Getting to the Issue with Livni

Archive: Philadelphia Bulletin interview with Israel Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni's spokesman following Livni=Abbas meeting, September 20, 2006. A sign of things to come if Livni oversees negotiations with Abbas., 2/20/2013, 6:31 AM

Softball Reporting:. An Interview with Fayyad

Instead of giving him an easy time, a Fayyad interview should be aimed at getting answers to the questions about which we really want to hear., 2/2/2013, 11:57 PM

A Moral Imperative to Refuse Illegal Military Orders

Israeli media continue to discuss Naftali Bennett's responses to the question of obeying orders to expel Jews. But Nuremberg set a precedent so that no one can ever use the excuse of “following orders” when it comes to carrying out immoral commands. , 1/1/2013, 11:30 PM

What is Going On in the Negev? (video attached)

The bombing of the Negev from Gaza must become a main issue in the Israeli elections. Something is very wrong., 10/27/2012, 6:20 AM

PM Netanyahu Stands Up to Iran - Almost Always

Why does Bibi stand up to Iran at the UN and give in to Iran in Judea and Samaria?, 9/28/2012, 1:57 PM

Warning! New Housing for Migron Families is Unsuitable!

When the government destroyed Gush Katif in 2005, the act itself was a tragedy, but it did not even prepare suitable places for the expellees to go to. For many, the damage is irrevocable. And Israel did not learn from its mistakes on both counts., 8/31/2012, 8:38 AM

The First Day of School in Migron

Their temporary dwellings are not ready, so neither are the nurseries and schools., 8/27/2012, 12:41 PM

It's Not Just the Temple Mount; They Even Claim Susya

A specious Arab "historic connection" to a spot with clear archaeological evidence of Jewish life is contradicted., 8/24/2012, 9:30 AM

The School Year is Starting in the PA

Will Mara Rudman and US AID receive new feedback from the government of Israel to attach conditions to aiding PA and UNRWA education? Or will the US continue funding curricula that incite against Israel? , 8/21/2012, 10:46 AM

An Expert Responds to the Ron Lauder Ad for a PA State

The founder and head of the Israel Resource Center elucidates the unseen consequences of a Palestinian Arab State., 7/8/2012, 5:15 PM

Learn from the Alinskyites

How we can use Alinsky for our own goals. (The opinions in this article are the writer's own)., 6/14/2012, 12:38 AM

Feeding the Hand that Bites You: Israel and Gaza

It is hard to fathom that people who do business with Israel would still want to maintain their war with Israel. Yet that is what is going on here. Why do we let it continue?, 3/24/2012, 10:46 PM

The 2005 Unknown Retreat Map

What were/are the government's plans for Judea and Samaria? Vigilance is needed to see that they scrap the 2005 disaster formula officially., 12/30/2011, 3:42 PM

Four Questions for Fayyad

If Fayyad really does resign, as he has "threatened", don't cry for him, Israel., 11/16/2011, 6:17 AM

The Last Word on "King's Torah"

They admit that they never even read it. You cannot even buy it. The writer, however, reviewed it more than a year ago. Read what he says about it., 7/10/2011, 1:34 PM

Peres' Embrace of J Street

He did ask to free Pollard, but what else happened. After all, Peres went to the US after his embrace of J Street and his letter of assurance that “remaining gaps are small and can be bridged” , 4/6/2011, 12:24 AM

The PA's Fayad is No Moderate

He issued a declaration of war, not of peace., 9/25/2009, 12:50 AM

The Alternative to Blackmail

There is another option., 2/20/2009, 1:48 AM

The Challenge of the New Year

Prevent the next withdrawal., 10/7/2008, 12:16 AM

The Capital of Arab Culture

UNESCO fights Israeli control in its own capital., 9/8/2008, 2:19 PM

PR Success for Israel's Enemies

I met the Free Gaza Movement group in Cyprus., 8/25/2008, 3:23 PM

The Nightmare is Not Over Yet

Mr. Olmert will now create facts on the ground., 7/31/2008, 12:00 AM

In Search of Queen Esther

President George Bush plays the role of the king., 5/13/2008, 11:11 PM

Twenty Questions

People don't know what to ask the candidates., 4/29/2008, 11:27 PM

He Said He Wanted to Study

We knew Avraham David Moses..., 3/18/2008, 6:56 PM

Surreal in Annapolis

Doing some reality testing., 11/28/2007, 4:16 PM

Preventing a Terror State

Challenging the Bush-Olmert policy on Fatah., 9/24/2007, 7:06 PM

How Did Neo-Nazis Enter Israel?

A quirk in the first law of the state of Israel., 9/12/2007, 1:43 AM

Genesis of an Anti-Semitic State

On the anti-Semitic laws and curriculum of the PA., 8/24/2007, 3:28 AM